The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone is Alive and KickingThere’s enough hot rock to fill the Grand Canyon nearly 14 times.
The Sound So Loud That It Circled the Earth Four TimesA lithograph of the massive 1883 eruption of KrakatoaThe eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena, 1888; Parker & Coward; via Wikipedia On 27 August 1883, the Earth let out a noise louder than any it has made since. Nautilus Members enjoy an ad-free experience. Log in or Join now . It was 10:02 AM local […]
The Beautiful Unpredictability of Coffee, Clouds, and FireThe International Space Station captured this photo of the Sarychev Volcano erupting on June 12, 2009. Volcanic plumes contain turbulence that extends to a wide range of size scales. NASA “Ladies and gentlemen, the captain has turned on the seat belt sign. Please return to your seats and ensure your seat belts are fastened.” So […]